Helen Thomas Retires: Following her controversial "go home" comments about Israel, longtime White House correspondent Helen Thomas retired Monday, ending a celebrated, path-breaking career. Howie Kurtz has the story in The Washington Post.
Over Easy? A $25 million settlement has been reached to end a price-fixing dispute between egg farmers and Land O' Lakes, Carrie Levine reports here in The National Law Journal.Primary Day: From California to South Carolina, primary elections are being held today as polls show voters to be in a nasty, anti-incumbent mood. The Wall Street Journal surveys the landscape.
Bad Day for 'Good Time': The Supreme Court, ruling in Barber v. Thomas on Monday, adopted a government formula for calculating 'good time credit' that will mean longer terms, according to this story in The National Law Journal. Dissenter Anthony Kennedy said the decision will add thousands of years, collectively, to prisoners' terms, with high cost to taxpayers and inmates.
Strasburg on the Mound: The nation's capital, which could use a break from the serious news du jour, is hyperventilating about Stephen Strasburg's pitching debut for the Washington Nationals tonight. The Washington Post reports that the Nats are selling standing-room-only seats to accommodate the demand.